JOHANNESBURG (Feb. 8)
General Jan Christian Smuts today accepted an invitation from the South African Zionist Federation to have the tract of land in the Haifa Bay area bought by the funds provided by South African Jewry named K’fr Smuts.
“The services of the small Jewish people to humanity are incomparably great,” General Smuts wrote in his letter of acceptace, “and western civitlization still lives on the versions of the Hebrew prohets and seers. That such a people should continue to remain exiles was an historic anomaly and ijustice which called for reparation. The people who taught the world the supreme value of faith is not likely to be daunted by temporary setbacks. The National Home of the Jews will be buit and Isaiahs and Spinoas will once more be guiding lights along the human path.”